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Early Rev War Slot-Hilt Naval Officer's Sword

28.25" curved, single-edged blade with full-length, stopped median fuller. 5.5" hilt with turned, spiral grooved wood grip, a brass four-slot guard, tapered, reeded knuckle bow and urn-shaped pommel cap. Pommel engraved on the obverse with a fouled anchor motif. Sword otherwise unmarked. A scarce, early British or American horseman's-style saber, marked to indicate use by a naval officer.

Condition:

Good. Blade slightly shortened, tip rounded, showing surface rust, oxidation, some pitting and a few nicks along the cutting edge. Blade re-seated in hilt with old solder, now tight in hilt. Guard broken and repaired. A well used and often repaired early naval saber.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,116
09/12/2018

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